Time Interviews Jonathan Ive

Jonathan Ive on the perception that Apple has run out of things to invent: “We are at the beginning of a remarkable time, when a remarkable number of products will be developed. When you think about technology and what it has enabled us to do so far, and what it will enable us to do

Why people are leaving Facebook

Chrys Bader on how Facebook is struggling to keep the attention of future generations. Couldn’t agree with it more: Now that social networking has become universal, we’ve become increasingly sensitive to what we share on Facebook. Speaking on a stage in front of a mixed audience of family, friends, and acquaintances makes it hard for most

Stable values

Bob Martin reflects on the early values underpinning the agile movement highlighted in the book “Extreme Programming Explained” by Kent Beck. “I believe the practices persist because they are based on a firm foundation of stable values. Values that Kent Beck described in Chapter 7 on page 29 of his book: Communication Simplicity Feedback Courage. I

Arbitrary References to Waterfall and Agile

“To be as predictable as possible and to maximize time to ROI, we need to have clear conversations around the characteristics of the teams that are best suited to the problems we are trying to solve. Understand if your project is convergent or divergent, determine the appropriate amount of planning, assess if your project would

Foursquare’s Tips

“It lowers the barrier: When everyone else has written two sentences, it’s easier for you to write two sentences, so we get a wider variety of reviews from people,” Crowley says, “as opposed to that super passionate or super angry person that wanted to write three to four paragraphs. I’m glad we made the decision

Dribbble’s community centric prioritisation

“The priority has always been, first and foremost, to feature the work and the designer,” Cederholm explains. “We’ve intentionally kept the UI agnostic (monochrome, Helvetica type, simple glyphs) so that the variety of work being shared takes the spotlight and isn’t overshadowed by Dribbble’s brand. “Over time, many of the features we’ve added have been